All your favorite Bollywood actors did not bear the silver spoon. They also struggled their way to fame just like a common man before they came out successful. Did you know that many of these actors and actresses did some odd jobs before they entered the glamor world? Here are they –
- Boman Irani
Boman Irani worked as a waiter as well as room attendant in Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. He also helped his mother in her bakery shop before he finally tried his luck for films.
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui
He worked as a chemist in Uttar Pradesh earlier. After moving to Delhi, he developed an interest in drama and worked as a watchman in a theater for more than a year. Eventually, he joined National School of Drama.
- Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh worked as a copywriter with O&M before he tried for films.
- Parineeti Chopra
She worked as a marketing intern with Yash Raj Films and that’s how she developed an interest in movies.
- Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi was interested in fashion and worked as a costume designer for movies before she became a full-time actress.
- Amitabh Bachchan
The actor worked as an executive in a shipping company. Later, he worked as a freight broker and also tried to be a radio announcer for which he got a rejection.
- John Abraham
John Abraham tried his luck in modeling and acting but he eventually earned his income by working as a media planner with company Enterprises- Nexus.
- Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar worked as a chef and waiter in Bangkok. There he learned martial arts and started working as a Martial Arts teacher when he came to India.
- Arshad Warsi
He worked as a door to door salesman for cosmetics. Later he started working in a photo lab. He started out as a choreographer before he got his big break.
Rajinikanth worked as a conductor with Bangalore Transport Service (BTS). He started to do stage plays before he finally hit the big screen.
- Sidharth Malhotra
He worked as a model when he was 18 just to earn easy pocket money. Later he worked as assistant director for the film My Name Is Khan.